Paris talks about the Puffs, a secret sorority at Chilton, including how powerful a member Sandra Day O'Connor had been. Actually, while she did leave home for most of her schooling, she didn't go as far from her parents' Arizona ranch as Connecticut. Miss Day attended the Radford School for Girls and Stephen F. Austin High School, both in El Paso, TX.
Brenda Strong, who plays Eva, & Emily Bergl, who plays Francie, both went on to Desperate Housewives (2004), portraying Mary Alice Young and Beth Young, respectively. Both characters were married to Paul Young at different points in the show.
Brenda Strong appears in this episode. Both Strong and Lauren Graham have appeared opposite Peter Krause on television series' - Strong as Casey McCall's love interest Sally Strasser on Sports Night (1998) and Graham as Adam Braverman's sister Sarah on _Parenthood_.